Elvis Costello to Bergen
There may be competition for places when Elvis Costello (59) plays at Logen Teater on 1 October this year.
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The venerable hall of the Masonic Lodge has 440 seats. Costello's Bergen concert is part of a larger tour, and Logen Teater is by far the smallest concert venue he performs on the tour.
He stands alone and there are no support artists.
- Elvis Costello played in Bergen in early August last year with his band, The Imposters. When we sold 1,000 tickets in an otherwise quiet summer town. It was truly a fireworks of a concert, something everyone attending were in perfect agreement, says Frank Nes Bergen Lilv.
Now, it is the room for less than half, and the tickets will be offered for sale on February 12.
From classical to hiphop
Since he debuted with "My Aim Is True" in 1977, Elvis Costello still releasing albums at a steady pace, either solo or with his band The Attractions (until 1996) or The Imposters (the last in 2004).
And in parallel with rock music , he has also sought to to completely different genres. He plunged into the classical sphere with The Brodsky Quartet and the song cycle "The Juliet Letter" in 1993.
Later collaborations with such diverse artists as Anne Sofie von Otter, Burt Bacharach, Bill Frisell, Allen Toussaint and hip-hop group The Roots (2013).
He has also been producing including The Pogues, and he has written songs with Paul McCartney. He has also written a lot of music for films and television.
As a musician he first became hooked on punk and new wave, but he has thus gone in many different directions over time.
Costello plays both guitars and keyboards and sings. Besides, he always had the ability to write good lyrics and catchy tunes. The many antics he has done musically has received mixed reception, and he has experienced everything from clean flops to great success.
In 2003 he married the Canadian jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall, whom he also collaborated with musically. Krall is Costello's third wife. "